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Maj Sid W. Brookshire
Birth: Sep. 11, 1970
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 2007
Baghdad, Iraq

Maj. Sid W. Brookshire of Missouri was a graduate of Willard High School where he was an inspiration to a lot of people. He then attended Southwest Missouri State University and graduated in 2006 from War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He was a 14 year Army veteran, first serving with the Army National Guard of Missouri and then as a commissioned officer after graduating from Southwest Missouri State University. Based at Fort Stewart Georgia, he was a Ranger on his first deployment to Iraq. He loved motorcycles and the outdoors. He was a man of kindness, courage and strength. His assignments with the United States Army included; 1-506th Infantry at Camp Greaves, Korea; 2-11 ACR at Ft Irwin, California; IOAC at Ft Benning, Ga; 5th Ranger Training Battalion in Dahlonega, Ga; 3-327 Infantry Regiment in Ft Campbell, Ky; In the spring of 2006 he earned a Masters Degree from the War College in Newport RI. Sid was reassigned to FT Stewart, Ga in July 2006 where he was assigned as the S-3 officer for the Desert Rogues of 1-64 Armor Battalion. In May 2007 he deployed with 1-64 Armor in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom V. He made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America on June 20, 2007 while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq. He was preceeded by his grandfather, the late County Judge S. N. Brookshire. Sid died in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle at age 36.


Army
1st Battalion
64th Armor Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
3rd Infantry Division
Fort Stewart, Ga. 
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2007
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Maj Sid W. Brookshire
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